Head of Alliances, Somewhere In Net Ltd., Dhaka, Bangladesh
Syeda Gulshan Ferdous Jana is the co-founder and editor of Somewhere in..., the first social media company in Bangladesh, and manages the community of more than 150,000 bloggers writing in Bengali. The site has created a unique blogging revolution in Bangladesh and in 2010 her company became the first Bangladeshi company to win the Red Herring "Top 100 Asia" award. Jana is an active advocate to protect the freedom of expression on the Internet in Bangladesh, and has participated in many international events on the topic. She has also been international juror for the Deutsche Welle TheBobs Award.